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Joshua G.

Joshua Garber

274 reviews
Representing notable clients like Tesla and the City of Los Angeles, Josh Garber excels at helping clients with employment and labor laws. Many of his past clients have had great success using Josh for employment agreements and Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) hearings. With his practical advice, he has even helped clients avoid going to court.
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Richard G.

Richard Gora

200 reviews
Looking for an attorney with experience? Richard Gora is the exact attorney you want. Having defended over 100 cases both in state and federal courts and working with clients from around the globe, Richard has an array of different experiences. His services are wide-ranging and include business litigation, securities litigations, employment litigation, and business counsel. Prior to founding Gora LLC, he worked for Finn, Dixon & Herling LLP for eight years.
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Ross B.

Ross Brandborg

176 reviews
Ross Brandborg is an attorney at law with more than 13 years of experience. He has been licensed to practice law in Minnesota and North Dakota. Ross is also a member of the North Dakota Patent Bar. He has a Juris Doctor degree in law, which he obtained after his graduation from the University of North Dakota. He specializes in trademark and copyright law, as well as in patents. Ross founded his own law firm, Brandborg Law, in 2017.
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Jerry L.

Jerry Levine

6 reviews
Jerry is a business lawyer who advises companies that have big goals and ideas. He calls his way of working, "Awesome Law," to ensure clients have the best possible solution no matter how big a problem is. Jerry provides both one-stop and customized solutions on a range of commercial issues for clients who live in New Jersey, New York, across the US, and throughout the world.
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John B.

John Buckman

3 reviews
John Buckham has been a corporate attorney for over 21 years. He primarily focuses on legal matters related to technology law, intellectual property law, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial contracts. John is licensed to provide legal services in New Jersey. He has represented Verizon Wireless, John Allan Company, EZUniverse and numerous Fortune 500 companies. John founded his own legal office July 2004, where he now acts as the sole corporate counselor.
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Peter D. S.

Peter D. Sleman

2 reviews
Peter D. Sleman is an intellectual property counselor who has been serving corporate clients for over a decade. He is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Peter is also a member of the New York Patent Bar. He obtained his legal degree from the Seton Hall University School of Law. Peter primarily specializes in legal matters involving patents. He is also experienced in trademark and copyright law. Peter is currently serving as the founding partner of PatentSpace.
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Jason D. S.

Jason D. Stone

2 reviews
Jason is a patent attorney with a background in computer science. He comes from a diverse business and technology background and focuses his practice on intellectual proper... read more
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Jordan R.

Jordan Rothman

2 reviews
Jordan Rothman earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center. After graduating, he worked at a top international law firm, where he honed his legal skills whi... read more
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Karl F.

Karl Fowlkes

2 reviews
Karl Fowlkes, Esq. is an exciting entrepreneur, curator, and entertainment & startup attorney with an eye for talent and ingenuity. Karl uses his legal knowledge and in... read more
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Kailey J.

Kailey Jacomet

After years working as a federal prosecutor and state government trial attorney, I started Brandlaw Boutique—a full service trademark law firm—to help other entrepreneurs p... read more
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Our experienced Union City trademark attorneys & lawyers represent individuals and businesses with everything they need to secure and protect their trademarks. Our attorneys can help individuals with everything from trademark clearance searches to determine whether the desired mark is available for adoption, use, and registration. By reviewing the search reports thoroughly, they can conclusively determine the extent to which a mark is already being used and the potential success of filing a trademark.

Trademark licensing can be complex, but our trademark attorneys have experience drafting agreements on behalf of both licensees and trademark owners - thus allowing you to capitalize on your valuable intellectual property. Our Union City trademark attorneys can also draft and file your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), including Intent to Use and Use in Commerce applications.

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A company's trademark design must meet United States Patent and Trademark Office standards for uniqueness. The design cannot be too generic, and it cannot resemble a trademark applied for or registered by another company. If your company's design looks too much like another company's design, the trademark office will deny your trademark application.

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